When inexperienced Army lieutenant Michael Grayson (Van Johnson) receives his first WW II command, he is anything but happy to learn that his troops are all Japanese-Americans. After surviving basic training together, however, Grayson and the men of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team
distinguish themselves in battle in Italy, overcoming their prejudices and growing closer in the process. Finally, in France, they perform a heroic action that saves a threatened battalion of Texas good old boys, proving themselves to be just as damn American as anyone and earning commendations
from President Truman and Gen. Mark W. Clark. Johnson gives a solid performance, as do the Asi...